THE musical talent of Huddersfield University is on show next week when its Symphony Orchestra gives a concert in the town.
The orchestra returns to St Paul’s Hall on Wednesday, March 10, for a concert at 7.30pm.
It will be conducted by Barrie Webb, Professor of Music at the University of Huddersfield, where he teaches conducting, composition and trombone.
The concert will feature Three Dance Episodes from Rodeo Aaron Copland, Piano Concerto No 1 in E flat by Liszt and the ever popular Pictures from an Exhibition by Mussorgsky/Ravel.
The soloist in the piano concerto is Jonathan Fisher was born and lives in Manchester.
Jonathan is a pianist specialising in chamber music, working with many instrumentalists and singers throughout the UK. He has played at Liverpool’s Philharmonic Hall, Chester Festival, Leeds International Concert Season and La Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista in Venice in addition to numerous appearances at music clubs and societies across the country.
With the mezzo-soprano Anna Stephany, Jonathan recently gave the world premier of John Woolrich’s And Winter Comes at the recent Leeds Lieder+ festival.
In addition to his busy concert career, Jonathan is the university’s pianist in residence and is a staff pianist at The Royal Northern College of Music.
Jonathan graduated from Huddersfield with First Class honours and went on to continue his studies at The Royal Northern College of Music with John Gough. He held the position of Junior Fellow in Accompaniment at the RNCM from two years, studying with David Jones and Benjamin Frith. He has won a number of prizes including the Rodwell Prize for Piano at the university.
Tickets are £6 adults and £3 for concessions on 01484 472003 or from firstname.lastname@example.org